|Window on History: Belfast's Civil War Flag Quilt - Belfast Historical Society|
This program follows the story of Belfast's historic quilt as told by Megan Pinette, of Belfast Historical Society and Pam Weeks, curator of the New England Quilt Museum. The flag quilt was made in Belfast Maine and sent to Union soldiers during the Civil War.
Keywords: Lecture; Quilt; Civil War; Wars; Belfast; Maine; Pam Weeks; Megan Pinette
|Maine in the War of 1812 - Richard Erwin,Bob MacGregor,Patti Mikkelsen|
Historical researcher and teacher,Larry Glatz, talks about the role that Maine played in the War of 1812. A New Gloucester Historical Presentation.
Keywords: education; people; wars; lecture; Native Americans; maritime history; oral history; battles; British; treaty; generals; Canada
|South Portland Shipyard Society - SPC-TV & Ed Langlois|
Tribute to the 30,000 men and women who worked in the South Portland Shipyards during WWII building Liberty Ships. Archival footage and stills combined with period music and actual blueprints of the shipyards followed by a brief tour of the area today showing decaying buildings, with an active commercial boat launching and repair business. The scene at the end with Ed walking away from the camera was his idea...
Keywords: wars; education; people; maritime history; South Portland; shipyard; Ed Langlois; Liberty Ships.shipbuilding
|South Portland During the Civil War - South Portland Historical Society and SPC-TV|
An oral presentation with slide show given by Kenneth E. Thompson, Historian, Portland Harbor Museum.
Keywords: Lighthouses; education; people; wars; lecture; oral history; maritime history; Civil War; South Portland; Historical; forts; Maine Coast
|USS Portland Memorial Rededication - Brian Knoblock|
Rededication ceremony on November 11,2008 of the memorial to the USS Portland in Portland, Maine. The memorial underwent $150,000 of repairs and restoration. Mary Doughty,who christened the ship as a young girl in 1932 returned to re-christen the ship at the ceremony.
Keywords: interview; live event; wars; maritime history; USS Portland; Mary Doughty; Bill Whitten; Ed Susslovic; Mike Bobinsky; World War II; Joe Marshall; Charles Summers; Cianbro
|Rosie the Riveter Day-Women Support the War Effort USPS Stamp Dedication Ceremony - SPC-TV|
More than 100 women who either worked or were the daughters and relatives of women who worked as welders in the South Portland Shipyards were paid tribute as representatives of the US Postal Service unvieled it's "Rosie the Riveter" stamp at the South Portland Performing Arts Center". Guest speakers included then Congresswoman Susan Collins.
Keywords: education; people; wars; oral history; maritime history; South Portland; World War II; shipbuilding; women welders; Rosie the Riveter; Portland Harbor Museum; USPS Stamp; news
|Liberty Ship Memorial Dedication - SPC-TV|
More than 30,000 men and women worked in the South Portland Shipyards building hundreds of "Liberty Ships" and British "Ocean Class" ships during WWII. The South Portland Shipyard Society and others solicited donations and won approval for the erection of a memorial to these workers. Guest speakers included former Maine Governor Ken Curtis, Boris Korotyaev,Vice President of the Russian Northern Convoy Brotherhood, Congressman John Baldacci, City Manager,Jeffrey Jordan, and Frederic L...
Keywords: education; people; wars; oral history; news; maritime history; South Portland; World War II; Shipbuilding Society; Liberty Ship Memorial; Boris Korotyaev; Russian Northern Convoy Brotherhood; John Baldacci; Jeffrey Jordan; Frederic L. Thompson; Governor Ken Curtis
|On the Job: Women Launching a New Tradition - Spring Point Media Center at Southern Maine Technical College/Ted Miles|
Former Speaker of the House,(ME) Representative Elizabeth "Libby" Mitchell introduces this program about women who worked in the South Portland Shipyards during WWII. More than 30,000 men and women worked in the South Portland Shipyards building hundreds of "Liberty Ships" and British "Ocean Class" ships during WWII. This program was produced by Southern Maine Technical College(now Southern Maine Community College)as part of its 50th year celebration of learning...
Keywords: wars; education; people; oral history; news maritime history; South Portland; World War II; Shipbuilding; Shipbuilding Society; Liberty Ships; Ted Miles; women welders; Maine Maritime Museum; Bath Iron Works; Maine Womens Fund; Women Unlimited; Reed&Reed; Mary Bertalen; Margaret Peg Cheney; Margaret Dixon; Helen Goodine; Frances Olsen; Marion Senechal; Claire Upton; Shirley Wilder